On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Bishop Tawadros appointed as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church
  • Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Prague, Czech Republic: Lucie Šafářová beats Jelena Janković of Serbia 6-1, 6-1 to give the home team a 3-1 win in the final
  • Syrian rebels capture a major oil field in Deir ez-Zor Governorate

Famous Deaths

  • Ted Curson, American jazz trumpeter, dies from a heart attack at 77